As marmalade season is upon us, with Marmalade Week running from 1st - 8th March, what better way is there to pay tribute to the British staple than to enjoy a steaming hot cup of tea or coffee, paired with a perfectly toasted and buttery piece of bread - topped off with marmalade. The East India Company's marmalade range is perfect for both every day eating and for those who want something slightly more indulgent. With six different types of marmalade on offer, everyone is bound to find something to suit their palate.
Swapping out potatoes and pasta for rice is a good way to keep your grain intake up, whilst consuming a good source of complex carbohydrates - but did you know that by switching to black rice you could also be boosting your antioxidant intake? With the Black Rice of Vietnam you can add a nutty flavour and bolder texture to your dishes, while increasing your intake of beneficial foods.
Welcome the Year of the Horse this Chinese New Year (31st January) with one of China's finest and most coveted teas. The exquisite 'Golden Spiral' black tea from the Hubei Province has been specially selected by The East India Company's tea master, Lalith Lenadora and is available now. Renowned for its delicate appearance, this tea is lightly rolled creating an incredible shape with distinctive curls of dark and gold tea.
In my quest to get Fabulous for February I spent the first two weeks of 2014 on the ilumi Boost Your Energy Diet. Designed to increase energy levels and rid your body of a common allergen, this gluten-free diet plan is delicious, easy-to-follow and full of tasty dishes to keep you on track.
OLOVES, the on-the-go olive company, are looking a little different for 2014, with a new mix of flavours and re-branded packaging. But inside each packet you will still find the same great low calorie, gluten-free snack that is perfect for popping into a bag or lunch box and eating on the go. For 2014 we are seeing new flavour combinations, with the addition of black olives to the range.
In the first week of 2014 many people will have made a decision to eat more healthy, change their diets, exercise more and try to get fit or fitter. But by Day 8 just as many more will have already slipped, dipped or simply given up on their new regime. Eating on the go is always a challenge when keeping to your resolutions so with a little help from Just Falafel you may be able to get back on track while you are out and about.